Tears of a Tiger

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Oct 1, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 162 pages
29 Reviews
Sharon Draper is a two-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author, most recently for Copper Sun, and previously for Forged by Fire. She's also the recipient of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Author Award for New Talent for Tears of a Tiger and the Coretta Scott King Author Honor for The Battle of Jericho and November Blues. Her other books include Romiette and Julio, Darkness Before Dawn, and Double Dutch. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years. She's a popular conference speaker, addressing educational and literary groups both nationally and internationally. For more information visit her online at www.sharondraper.com.

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User Review  - GR8inD8N - LibraryThing

a little outdated with the watching movies on cable and fax machines and car phones and Whitney Houston, but timeless in it's treatment of very serious teen issues. Told from many perspectives, with ... Read full review

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"Tears of a Tigers" is a really good book connected in real lives that usually happens with teenagers and adults, cases that sometime you need help or someone you can count on. The situation and the ... Read full review


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Sharon M. Draper is a New York Times bestselling author who has received the Coretta Scott King Award for both Copper Sun and Forged by Fire. Her Out of My Mind has won multiple awards and is a New York Times bestseller. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years and was named National Teacher of the Year. Visit her at SharonDraper.com.